Ready, set, uh, well I can’t say “GO” yet but get ready for the launch of the official Race of Champions® mobile game which will be available this October for both Android and iOS devices. That’s right folks, strap on your seat belt and get ready for the green light because Race of Champions® is coming soon to the Apple iPad as well as an Android tablet near you!
If you’re a fan of the annual Race of Champions® racing event then this is exciting news. Heck, even if you’ve never heard of the event, who doesn’t like to play a fun and realistic racing game with stunning 3D graphics? The new game will be developed and published by Invictus Games, a European based company, and in a recent press release Tamas Kozak stated the following:
We are thrilled to be given the opportunity to work with the Race Of Champions franchise, the concept of the event provides us with the basis for a highly original race game concept which combined with our custom built racing technology will provide racing fans with a truly unique experience.
Click the thumbnail image to the left for a larger version of an actual sneak peak of an in-game screenshot. As you can see the graphics look incredible. Some game specialists are already claiming that this upcoming racing game might very well be the most technologically advanced game of its kind for mobile based platforms.
There’s no doubt this game will truly be state of the art. It will certainly raise the bar, or should I say pave the way, for future mobile games.
As mentioned above, the new game will be launched and available this October which is not long before this years annual ROC event which will take place this December in Düsseldorf which is the capital city of North Rhine-Westphalia located in Germany.
The upcoming mobile version of the game will include actual cars and tracks from the event which will make it even more fun and realistic. There will be different game modes to choose from and you can challenge friends and other racers either off-road style or on the tarmac.
IMP, the company that organizes the actual real-life event, is also thrilled about this game release. Their president Fredrik Johnsson had this to say:
In line with our overall media strategy we are delighted to also be pushing the envelope with our exclusive game. Invictus have managed to produce the most advanced graphics seen on these new platforms resulting in a stunningly faithful representation of our event.
About Race of Champions®
For those of you who have never heard of this renowned event, Race of Champions® is like the racing tournament of all tournaments. It’s a knockout tournament where the world’s top racers battle it out through a series of head-to-head races to prove they are in fact the best drivers on earth.
Between heats the drivers even have their vehicles swapped out to make the even even more challenging. This ensures that each racer has their racing skills put to the test in a variety of different cars.
World famous race car drivers who are known to frequently return to this highly anticipated annual event include the likes of Jenson Button, Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel to name a few just to give you an idea of how prestigious this even is.
The launch of this exciting new 3D mobile racing game is still roughly a month away but stay tuned for more information regarding the actual release date which is expected at some point in late October. This gives you a heads up and plenty of time to free up enough space on your tablet PCs to make room for this must have game which is coming soon!